The 10 most well-read cities in the US

Do you prefer to spend your downtime listening to music, watching TV, or reading?

If you live in Austin or San Diego, the answer is more likely to be the latter —  at least according to Amazon.

On May 24, the online retail giant released its annual list of the cities in which it sells the most books, newspapers, and magazines.

The list ranks areas with over 500,000 residents based on literary purchases per capita, counting both print and Kindle formats.

Here are the cities that made the top 10.

Disclosure: Jeff Bezos is an investor in Business Insider through hispersonal investment company Bezos Expeditions.

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